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Christianity

Eastern OrthodoxyEastern Rite ChurchesRoman CatholicismRoman Catholic Church HierarchyProtestantismU.S. Protestant Groups Christianity is a monotheistic religion founded by the followers of Je…

Andersen's Fairy Tales: A Beginning

What Happened to the CouncillorA Beginning Every author has some peculiarity in his descriptions or in his style of writing. Those who do not like him, magnify it, shrug up their shoulders,…

Andersen's Fairy Tales: The Elderbush

The Leap-FrogThe BellThe Elderbush Once upon a time there was a little boy who had taken cold. He had gone out and got his feet wet; though nobody could imagine how it had happened, for it …

Clever Hans

Clever Hans The mother of Hans said: 'Whither away, Hans?' Hans answered: 'To Gretel.' 'Behave well, Hans.' 'Oh, I'll behave well. Goodbye, mother.' 'Goodbye, Hans.' Hans comes to Gretel. 'Goo…

Hans in Luck

Hans in Luck Some men are born to good luck: all they do or try to do comes right—all that falls to them is so much gain—all their geese are swans—all their cards are trumps&…

Iron Hans

Iron Hans There was once upon a time a king who had a great forest near his palace, full of all kinds of wild animals. One day he sent out a huntsman to shoot him a roe, but he did not come ba…

Andersen's Fairy Tales: The Red Shoes

The Naughty BoyThe Red Shoes There was once a little girl who was very pretty and delicate, but in summer she was forced to run about with bare feet, she was so poor, and in winter wear ver…

Hans Bethe 2005 Deaths

Hans BetheAge: 98 physicist who was a leader in the development of the atom bomb for the U.S. government's Manhattan Project. During the 1980s and 1990s, Bethe championed the use of nuclear en…

James Franklin HANLY

HANLY, James Franklin, a Representative from Indiana; born near St. Joseph, Champaign County, Ill., April 4, 1863; attended the common schools and the Eastern Illinois Normal School at Danville…